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Water-Year Summary for Site 01594000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01594000 LITTLE PATUXENT RIVER AT SAVAGE, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°08'03.9", long 76°48'58.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Howard County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060006, on left bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 1, 0.4 mi southeast of Savage, 0.9 mi downstream from Middle Patuxent River, and 16.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 98.4 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WRD MD-DE-89: 1985, 1987-88(P).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to September 1958. Annual maximums, water years 1959-66, 68, 72, 75. October 1975 to September 1980. May 1985 to current year. Prior to December 1939, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 122.18 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 1958, water-stage recorder at site 400 ft downstream at same gage datum. October 1958 to September 1972, crest-stage gage at site 400 ft downstream on right bank at same gage datum. October 1975 to September 1980, water-stage recorder at site 500 ft downstream at same gage datum.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2019-2020: Records good, except those above 1000 ft³/s and those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2018: Records poor, including those for estimated discharges.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014-2016: Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Some diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by plant 0.5 mi upstream. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.